What a morning

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Dear Steele, It was around this time two years ago, on a Friday. I sat at the dinner table by Aunt Ruth in a sober mood. Breakfast was being served. You had slipped virtually out of consciousness that week and not even the pleasure of your beet juice could you feel. The day before was onerous. Those eyes, your eyes, …

Books: no subsitute for teachers.

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Seminars: no substitute for the communal pot. The call of the ancestors has awakened African people across the globe, but for many of us, the only or most accessible means of quenching our thirst for knowledge-of-our-way is books, workshops and websites. I don’t mean to dismiss the teachers who use those methods of healing and transmitting knowledge, but we must …

My confession

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Dear Steele, Time continues to separate me from the moment in which you left. Almost two years and counting now and it already feels like a decade. Your anniversary weekend is coming up and for months now I have been working on hiding the fact that I am not going to to be in Jamaica at that time. I still …

Evolution

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What an amazing weekend celebrating the spirit of a man we knew as Kirk Steele for a time and a space. We all remember him, release him and cherish him in our own way, but his spirit remains the same: one with all that is. Giving thanks to the universe for continuously blessing me with great African men. The pain …

In orbit on Man of Steele Memorial Weekend

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“Once you’ve seen the face of god, you see that same face on everyone you meet.” 365 Tao by Deng Ming-Dao Tomorrow I make the trod to Jamaica for the first time since I lost my love and lost myself; for the first time since I was reborn, refreshed and renewed. So much has transpired this year, much of which …